VR, PBL, and OERs: Four High Hopes for Learning with Edtech in the New School Year

Edsurge

The students at Algonquin Regional High School helped their local towns with tech support nights at local libraries. Fourth graders at High Tech Elementary School met with nearby organizations and launched their own websites and businesses to support the police department, water board, humane society, and more. Coding has helped students get hooked on computer science in the elementary and middle levels and has helped self-motivated students build apps for their high schools.

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Innovations for Educators: IBM’s Teacher Advisor

The Christensen Institute

Teacher Advisor is a free online resource that helps elementary school teachers plan math lessons. It houses a library of K-5 math open education resources (OERs)—including activities, lesson plans, and supporting materials—from organizations such as EngageNY , the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education , CPALMS , and UnboundEd.

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The Emergency Home Learning (& More) Summit Has Started! #homelearningsummit #learningrevolution

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Elementary Years ? Libraries and Librarians ? Open Source and OER ? Today is the first day in a daily, two-month free online summit focused on home-based and home-centered learning.

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Part 1: Over 150 STEM Resources for PBL and Authentic Learning… Science

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

NSDL – The National Science Digital Library has some outstanding resources that include numerous links to some great STEM programs and organizations. HHMI BioInteractive – It really is through innovative science education programs that HHMI seeks to strengthen education in biology,and related sciences from elementary school to graduate studies and beyond. OER Commons Science – Check out this great resource that connects to hundreds of other amazing free resources.

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The Emergency Home Learning (& More) Summit - 110 sessions + 80 replays #homelearningsummit #learningrevolution

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Sessions are free to watch for five days, then become part of the Home Learning Summit library. Elementary Years ? Libraries and Librarians ? Open Source and OER ? Alice Keeler : Interview Amany Kheriba : OER: A way out through pandemics and beyond Amna Manzoor : Veni, vidi and vici: Ingenious, Making the Most Out of the Pandemic! Our two-month, free, online summit focused on home-based and home-centered learning officially started last week.

Keep Calm and Read On

The Daring Librarian

Here's a kind of mirrored post that I put out on my Daring School Library blog for my kids, parents, and community. Please note that I a Middle Grades (ages 10-14) and Young Adult specific educator and not Primary or Elementary. Your local or state Library System probably also has this ability. lol But if you didn’t get a chance to come by the Library Media Center and get some books, it’s OK….you

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Google Apps and Chromebooks Web App Recommendations - a whole lot!

Educational Technology Guy

Seven Free Online Whiteboard Tools for Teachers and Students [link] Chromebook Apps and Extensions for Elementary Teachers [link] 3 Simple Ways to Zip and Unzip Files on a Chromebook [link] Take Your Reading Offline With These 5 Chrome Apps [link] Geddit free web-based student response system for gaining valuable information about student understanding. Google Apps and Chromebooks App Recommendations and Substitutions Here is a list of Google Apps and Web Apps to use.

The 2019 Global Education Conference - Full List of 130 Sessions and 10 Keynotes!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Ozelle Stephen, Rev/Director of Education, Miridians Elementary School, Centre of Enabling Support Foundation, Uganda Access to Quality education Opportunities, Good Health + Well-being for all. Amanda is the recipient of the Roger Grizzard Innovative Educator Award, Weatherford ISD Teacher of the Year, 2015 Curtis Elementary Teacher of the Year, 2015 Region XI Teacher of the Year Finalist, 2017 Great Educators Matter Award, and 2017 + 2019 ISTE Presidential Bronze Volunteer Service Award.

STEMxCon - Today Is the Final Deadline for Proposals; Great Keynotes + Sessions; Need Volunteers!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Issues with MOOCs That Prevent Them From Truly Disrupting the Status Quo - Stan Bogdanov - Instructional Multimedia Specialist www.STEMcollection.com : STEM technology + resources - Carles Aguiló Collado Informal Library Youth Programs - Jennifer Hopwood, Training Coordinator at the Southern Maryland Regional Library Association InkSurvey: A Free Graphical Polling Tool for Formative Assessment - Frank Kowalski, Physics Prof.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

The NAACP endorses OER. ” Gotta love a quote like this, from a story in Edsurge profiling McComb, Mississippi ’s Summit Elementary School: “We are learning how to mitigate between policy and trying to be as innovative as possible without breaking state laws.” The NMC Horizon Report 2017 – the Library Edition. Education Politics. Via The New York Times : “ Trump Orders Review of Education Policies to Strengthen Local Control.”

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via The New York Times : “ New York to Shorten Standardized Tests in Elementary and Middle Schools.” ” Student workers at the University of Chicago’s library have voted to unionize. ” “​ OER Researchers Don’t Disaggregate Data on Diverse Students. (National) Education Politics. “To Understand Betsy DeVos ’s Educational Views, View Her Education,” says The New York Times.